Kickfit Fitness Blog
Spotlight on Iron
It's common knowledge that iron is important to women and that it should be included at higher amounts within a woman’s diet in comparison to a man’s.
Iron is an essential component of Red Blood Cells, without Iron the blood cannot bind Oxygen efficiently and therefore anaemia causes you to feel sluggish and breathless!
Now you have been working out regularly for a few weeks we suggest you increase your Iron intake, as red blood cells will be used up faster and need replenishing!
Foods Rich in Iron
- Mussels and any other molluscs
- Red Meat
- Lentils and Beans
- All kinds of green veg, Green Beans, Brussel sprouts, Artichokes.
- Pumpkin seeds